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Inscription

Reverse: partial 3 line inscription in Persian (to be read)

Provenance

Given to the MFA in 1917 by Denman Waldo Ross. Purchased in 1917 from Ananda Coomaraswamy. Purchased in India prior to 1916.

Credit Line

Ross-Coomaraswamy Collection

Indian, Pahari, about 19th century

Object Place

Possibly Lahore, Punjab, Northern India or Pakistan

Dimensions

Overall: 16.9 x 13.7 cm (6 5/8 x 5 3/8 in.) Image: 16.9 x 13.7 cm (6 5/8 x 5 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.2648

Medium or Technique

Ink and opaque watercolor on paper, perhaps with graphite

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Drawings / Watercolors